You can do everything from register for classes to get financial aid info, obtain your student photo ID, enjoy a tour of the campus, plan your future career and more when NLU holds New Student Activities Day Sat., Sept. 13.
Students from all campuses are invited to drop in from 9:30 a.m. to noon or noon to 2 p.m. at the Chicago campus, 122 S. Michigan Avenue, to hear a “Welcome to NLU — What Every Student Should Know” presentation, get introduced to the NLU online portal and online campus and learn what they need to know, beyond the classroom, to succeed in student life.
It’s also a chance to meet fellow students and get to know the NLU staffers who will have your back during your years here. Staff from the Academic Advising, Enrollment, Student Finance and Library departments will be on hand to help you select the right courses, enroll, finance your education and find out about learning support and library resources.
While students aren’t required to attend, Danielle Laban, Director of Student Experience, said the day will offer students a way to acclimate themselves to student life at NLU. Students can take online orientation instead of, or in addition to, the Sept. 13 activities.
Showing up in person, however, might let you discover something cool, like the student organizations who will be exhibiting, or the UPass. This $100 gem gives you unlimited Chicago Transit Authority train and bus rides for almost three months—a true bargain. You must be taking a full-time load of credit hours to get one, and you can have your UPass photo snapped at the event.
Also, the snacks and treats you can enjoy at the real-life event won’t be available in the online version.